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Elton John, Billy Crystal, Tony Bennett, and Gladys Knight Help Starkey Hearing Foundation Raise More than $5 Million at Annual Fundraiser

...porter of Starkey Hearing Foundation. Additional celebrity guests who attended this year's Gala included performers JC Chasez and Sam Moore; actors Lou Ferrigno, Verne Troyer, Sean Pyfrom, and Robert Culp; TV personalities Alan Kalter and Paige Hemmis; astronaut Buzz Aldrin; golf legend Arnold Pal...

Eliminating polio requires global, coordinated effort -- Health Affairs article highlights risks, rewards of eradication

...e this global health crisis, and draw conclusions about the processes and importance of health diplomacy. "Flexibility, coordination among multiple actors and a willingness to mix politics, public health, and diplomacy were all a part of the effort. All must be part of the toolbox to address future globa...

Colorado professor recognized for outstanding published work in public health systems research

...uiry examining the organization, financing, performance, and impact of health systemsdefined as the constellation of governmental and non-governmental actors that influence population health, including health care providers, insurers, purchasers, public health agencies, community-based organizations, and en...

10 students receive scholarships for outstanding work in public health systems research

...uiry examining the organization, financing, performance, and impact of health systemsdefined as the constellation of governmental and non-governmental actors that influence population health, including health care providers, insurers, purchasers, public health agencies, community-based organizations, and en...

Chicago Making Progress Shrinking Vast 'Food Desert'

...s where fresh, quality food is hard to come by because of the lack of reputable grocery stores. A wide range of market, community and government actors used the report to take action. Now, according to The Chicago Food Desert Progress Report , Chicago's food desert has shrunk by 1.4 square miles, ben...

Protest: AHF to Renew Call for California 'Condoms in Porn' Law at Larry Flynt's Hustler/Hollywood Store

...he Los Angeles Times reported that as many as 16 actors and actresses in the adult entertainment industry ...gislation that would require the use of condoms by actors performing in porn videos produced by California's...te of California should mandate the use condoms by actors performing in films produced by the California ind...

The 2009 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards Honor Extraordinary Californians for Innovative, Practical Solutions

... , East West Players, Los Angeles The nation's oldest professional theater of color, East West Players has been the stage for major Asian American actors (Tony Award-winner B.D. Wong, Star Trek 's George Takei and House 's Kal Penn, among others). Under Dang's leadership, East West Players has also be...

From Beginning to End, 'E.R.' Gets it Right

...r grandson was, donor families across the nation cheered. Finally they were able to see their own experience reflected on television, and by two great actors at the close of a historical medical drama. We are honored that Mr. Wells revealed the deeply moving, generous and life-affirming act of consenting t...

Audi Teamed Up With Star Quarterback Tom Brady and Celebrities to Support People With Intellectual Disabilities

...ngland Patriots team mates Nick Kaczur, Dan Koppen, Logan Mankins, Steve Neal, and Pierre Woods, Senator John Kerry, Olympic gold-medalist Carl Lewis, actors Verne Troyer, David Spade and Maureen McCormick and Miss Teen USA 2008 Stevi Perry rode 100 or 20 miles, or joined Audi and Best Buddies at the High G...

Not On Our Watch Grant to UNICEF to Support Critical Protection Programs for Zimbabwean Refugee Children

...dren in South Africa NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not On Our Watch, the international advocacy and aid organization founded by actors George Clooney , Don Cheadle , Matt Damon , Brad Pitt , producer Jerry Weintraub and human rights lawyer David Pressman , has awarded the U.S. ...

Record 73.4 Million Pounds Collected in Letter Carriers' National Food Drive

...pecial promotional artwork. Young also thanked Valassis Communications for its Red Plum circulars promoting the drive and to the Harlem Globetrotters, actors David Arquette and Courteney Cox, and celebrity host Ryan Seacrest for their promotional support. The 300,000-member NALC union represents acti...

Center for Reproductive Rights Deeply Saddened by Murder of Dr. George Tiller

... shutting down Dr. Tiller's clinic. Finally, state actors have allowed private groups to turn state mechanis... shutting down Dr. Tiller's clinic. Finally, state actors have allowed private groups to turn state mechanis...requires heightened diligence on the part of state actors to monitor potential threats, provide proper train...

The Pediatric IBD Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Presents Rock-n-Reel 2009 Honoring Alexandra Milchan-Lambert & Scott Lambert

...k and many more. Prior to joining Relativity Media, Scott was EVP of William Morris Agency in the Motion Picture department for and represented such actors as Scarlett Johansson, Kevin Spacey, Kiefer Sutherland and Hayden Panettiere. In 2007, Variety recognized independent producer Alexandra Milchan...

New Report Shows Record Number of Medicines Currently in Development to Treat Diabetes

... To Beaver." Currently shown on TV Land and in countries throughout the world, "Leave It To Beaver" has made Jerry Mathers one of the most well-known actors in television history. "We released this report in North Carolina because of the alarming rise in the number of new cases of diabetes in the sta...

New Report Released in North Carolina Shows Record Number of Medicines in Development to Treat Diabetes

... To Beaver." Currently shown on TV Land and in countries throughout the world, "Leave It To Beaver" has made Jerry Mathers one of the most well-known actors in television history. "We released this report in North Carolina because of the alarming rise in the number of new cases of diabetes in the sta...

Brain Scans Show How Humans 'Hear' Emotion

...s of 22 subjects -- 13 women, nine men -- as they listened to the voices of actors saying a "pseudosentence," which is a sentence of words that sound real but are actually made up. The actors spoke the words in five ways -- with sadness, anger, joy, relief or a neutr...

Martha Byrne (ex-Lily ATWT) and Scott Bryce (ex-Craig ATWT) to be Interviewed Live

...ened to live or in archived format after they air at www.blogtalkradio.com/yourmentalhealth . Listeners are encouraged to call in to speak to both actors live at 347-838-9159. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090511/NY14288-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/2009...

Better Hair Days With Milk

..., shiny hair is through proper nutrition that includes milk. "Most people appropriately associate milk with strong bones," says Ramos, stylist to actors like Jessica Alba and Eva Mendes and co-owner of Estilo Salon in Hollywood. "But what many people don't know is that milk is also one of the best kep...

Celebrities, Horses, Music and History Will Unite for 2009 'Fiesta of the Spanish Horse' Cancer Research Benefit

...ng gala. Among the many celebrities and prominent Los Angelenos supporting Fiesta 2009 are Oscar(R) winning actress Anjelica Huston and popular actors Obba Babatunde, Leslie Charleson, J. Eddie Peck and Stefanie Powers. Disney star Miley Cyrus has generously autographed a golf car used in her new fil...

American Association for Homecare Applauds Senate Subcommittee Efforts to Prevent Waste and Fraud in Medicare; Association Presents 13-Point Legislative Plan to Stop Waste and Fraud

...e in Medicare are responsible, legitimate businesses, and that disreputable actors are locked out of the system and prevented from abusing the public trust. A...se in the homecare sector. More importantly, the plan will ensure that bad actors will no longer manage to enter the system, and those that are unfortunately...

Celebrity Signed Jeans Live at Auction During Baby & Tween Celebration LA

...inkston, India Eisley, Allie DiMeco, Chelsea Staub, Simon Curtis, Dominic Scott Kay, Amy Rider and Brian Krause. With a line-up of hot celebrity actors and musical performers attending the Celebration April 25th-26th, Baby & Tween Celebration LA was pleased to have many teen stars participate in J...

Recovered Lyme Disease and US Track and Field Athlete Attends Movie Premiere of LymeLife

...training to attend the first movie made about Lyme Disease on Wednesday, April 1st. Fields attended the GenArt Film Festival along with the movie's actors and directors to see the premiere of LymeLife. LymeLife stars Alec Baldwin, Kieran Culkin, Rory Culkin, Cynthia Nixon, Jill Hennessy, Timothy Hutton a...

Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help Illinois Workers Hurt by Recession

... To Beaver." Currently shown on TV Land and in countries throughout the world, "Leave It To Beaver" has made Jerry Mathers one of the most well-known actors in television history. He has also appeared in movies such as Alfred Hitchcock's "The Trouble With Harry," and as a starring character in the Tony-wi...

Wilmer Valderrama to Co-Host Cielo Latino with Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza

...e who participate in Cielo Latino will strengthen the message that Unidos Podemos!" In addition to the celebrity co-hosts, many others, such as actors Rosie Perez and Lupe Ontiveros, honorary co-chairs of the Cielo Latino, and Jaslene Gonzalez, America's Next Top Model, will be present on May 12th to...

'Access Hollywood' Co-Host Billy Bush and 'My Name is Earl' Star Nadine Velazquez to Host the 2009 Miss USA(R) Pageant Live From Las Vegas on April 19th

...The talented Nadine Velazquez stars as 'Catalina,' on NBC's hit series "My Name is Earl." "Daily Variety" recently pegged Velazquez as one of the 'Ten actors to Watch' and "USA Today" named her 'One of the Five Rising Stars to Watch Closely.' In 2006 and 2007, Velazquez received nominations for 'Supporting ...

Scott Miller and Company Premieres "A CALL TO ARMS 2009 EDITION" at the Camelot Theaters in Palm Springs

...on court-martialed for refusing the anthrax vaccine under Executive Order 13139, signed by President Bill Clinton in 1997. Featuring the voices of actors Michael Douglas and Linda Hamilton, director Scott W. Miller, and producer Melissa Mosich Miller, the 2009 Edition provides a timely update to "A...

Dendritic cells ensure immune tolerance

.... It follows that dendritic cells play a major part in protecting against autoimmune disease." T cells are a type of white blood cell that are key actors in the body's immune defenses. Each T cell has a receptor on its surface for recognizing just one single antigen. Antigens are molecular structures, m...

Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help Mississippi Workers Hurt by Recession

... To Beaver." Currently shown on TV Land and in countries throughout the world, "Leave It To Beaver" has made Jerry Mathers one of the most well known actors in television history. He has also appeared in movies such as Alfred Hitchcock's "The Trouble With Harry," and as a starring character in the Tony-wi...

Scientists find gene that modifies severity of cystic fibrosis lung disease

...ystem, neutrophils are known to cause inflammatory damage to the airways of people with cystic fibrosis. "Neutrophils appear to be particularly bad actors in cystic fibrosis," said senior investigator Christopher Karp, M.D., the director of Molecular Immunology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical C...

New Aflac Commercial Asks, 'Who Dun It?'

...ding a feather and wet webbed footprints on the floor, as he cries out his familiar " Aflaaac " to no avail. "While 'Who Dun It' may leave the actors baffled, it's no mystery to policyholders that Aflac pays cash benefits when you're sick or hurt," Aflac Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing O...

CrossFit: A Workout Fit for an Olympian

...g movement of professional female athletes turning to CrossFit, which consists of the same grueling, high-intensity workouts used to train the warrior actors in 300 , the 2007 movie about the Battle of Thermopylae. "Even as an Olympic athlete, CrossFit gives me a competitive edge," said Duran. "The i...

Breathe California of Sacramento-Emigrant Trails Fighting to Keep 'Hackademy Awards' Name in Trademark Action Brought By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

...oesn't include tobacco use where one might expect to see it, or even better, includes a realistic message about tobacco's disastrous effect on health. actors and actresses in each category are also recognized because of their power as role models who young people look up to. Breathe California plans to...

Phyhealth Provides Update to Shareholders

...thin the insurance industry that has become more difficult and costly to navigate. Plus, with the federal and state governments and all the component actors in the healthcare system offering varied solutions, we believe that a watchful posture is warranted for the next few months as the parameters of healt...

Photos: Opalescence Treswhite Supreme Adds Glimmer to 'Twilight' Film Actor's Smile

...itening trays in three delicious flavor options, Taylor was among several Golden Globes-bound stars excited about brightening their smiles. Other film actors included HBO Trueblood series actress, Ashley Jones, CSI: New York's actress Melina Kanakarides, MTV series Bromance actor 'Sleazy T', rapper Ludacris...

Celebrities Stay Fit at First Ever Full-Service Luxury Gym at Film Festival in Park City, Utah

... known for power lunches, will now feature power crunches thanks to Gatorade creating the first ever full-service fitness center, called the "G Gym." actors Eliza Dushku and Nick Cannon, both in town for the festival, are two of the many celebrities to snatch up appointments with top Hollywood trainers, ma...

Celebrity Mental Health Musings Take Center Stage as Psych Central Adds New Blog

....com ) announced the addition of "Celebrity Psychings," a new blog discussing mental health issues and psychology topics with celebrities. Musicians, actors and other members of the media take center stage as professional blogger Alicia Sparks tackles issues head on while she adds her own flair and injects...

Hallmark Hall of Fame Collaboration with Patient Organization Equals Extraordinary Success

... by the disorder and inquiring whether they would agree to be part of a scene depicting a TS support group; a scene which featured actual people - not actors - with TS. TSA also issued two e-mail blasts to over 23,000 Association members, including medical and educational professionals, to ale...

Blue Monkey Planet and TeleHealth Services Partner to Offer Innovative Pediatric Patient Education Content

... children in the hospital environment. Tickle Monsters Are Robots and Other Stories by the Story Pirates -- The Story Pirates are a group of actors and teachers who transform kids' stories into songs, sketches and movies. The Relaxation Station, Relaxation Techniques for Kids , by Child...

Protein compels ovarian cancer cells to cannibalize themselves

...nd that the protein works to inhibit cancer in two distinct ways depending on its location in the cell. First, PEA-15 inhibits one of the prominent actors in the growth, differentiation and mobility of cells, a protein called extracellular signaling related kinase, or ERK. Activated ERK in the cell nucl...

Experts call for radical new mindset for health policy

...e how we approach health in 21st century societies. This calls for new mechanisms through which we conduct health policy, and the involvement of many actors in the policy process: health care providers, policy makers from many sectors, communities, consumers, patients and the private sector." The long-t...
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